Helmand radio presenter, producer killed in IED blast

Lashkargah, July 12, 2012

Abdul hadi Hamdard, the presenter and producer for the state-owned Radio in Helmand. died when a roadside bomb went off in Ab bazan area of Greshk district in Helmand province.

Head of  the state-owned Radio Television of Afghanistan (RTA) in Helmand, Ahmad Nawid Nazari, said the improvised IED detonated on Hadi's vehicle on Wednesday late afternoon around six p.m. local time.

Nazari added another Afghan was also killed and two others were injured during the incident.

According to the head of RTA in Helmand, Abdul hadi 30, was a volunteer presenter and producer of a literature program for the state- owned radio from a year ago.
Spokesperson to the Provincial Governor, Dawood Ahmadi  accuses Taliban had planted the bomb but  Taliban has not claimed responsibility for the attack so far.